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The Law Society of Ireland and the King's Inns should not have a monopoly on training solicitors and barristers, the Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) has suggested in a new report. In its 105-page report, the legal regulator called for the development of a clear definition of the competenc

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Fewer than a dozen lawyers made submissions to a consultation on the proposed unification of the solicitor and barrister professions in Ireland. The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) today published its 125-page report on the subject, which it was required to produce under section 34 of the

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Around a dozen-and-a-half solicitors have made Irish legal history after being formally granted patents of precedence and given the designation of senior counsel. In a series of small online ceremonies on Friday, the honour traditionally reserved for barristers was bestowed on 17 of their solicitor

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Reciprocal arrangements allowing for Irish barristers to be called to the bar in Northern Ireland or England and Wales have effectively been put on pause pending a review. Irish barristers are required to produce a "certificate of good standing" in support of their application, which has been provid

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Male solicitors were twice as likely as women to succeed in their applications for recognition as senior counsel, according to new figures. Just two women – Áine Hynes and Helen Noble – were named earlier this month among the first 17 solicitors to receive the honour.

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Around a dozen-and-a-half solicitors are set to make Irish legal history by being appointed as senior counsel, the first time the honour traditionally reserved for barristers has been bestowed on their solicitor colleagues. Éamonn Conlon, Paul Egan, Patrick Groarke, Richard Hammond, Bill Holo

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Solicitors have been invited to apply to become senior counsel for the first time in Irish legal history. The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) has opened applications for solicitors and barristers to apply to the advisory committee on patents of precedence to use the title of senior counse

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The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) has extended the deadline for written submissions on the unification of the solicitors' profession and barristers' profession. The regulator is preparing a report on the subject for Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan, which will include an examination of

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The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) received over 600 complaints in the first five months of the new independent complaints handling regime, according to a new report. The watchdog has published the first of its bi-annual reports on complaints against solicitors and barristers made in the

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The new watchdog for the legal profession has warned it is being frustrated by a requirement that it meet deadlines enshrined in its founding legislation. The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) has called for the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 to be amended so that it can satisfy its sta

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